Several local authors featured at B&N book signing in Newnan

Connie Campbell Bratcher

Local author Connie Campbell Bratcher will be among several local authors featured at a book signing at Newnan’s Barnes & Noble store on June 26 from 6-8 p.m. Bratcher’s current book of inspirational poetry, Shine The Light, will be featured and D.D. Watson, illustrator of the book, will be on hand as well. Read More»

Brooks thrift shop celebrates anniversary with special sales

Second Chance Thrift Shop, a mission of Brooks United Methodist Church, is turning five. To celebrate, the shop will offer customers five special sales and giveaways June 19-21.

Thursday and Friday, June 19 and 20, all clothes will be half off, and Saturday, June 21, customers can pick any one item to be half off.

There will be drawings for a raffle basket and gift certificates, as well as refreshments. Every customer will also receive a free punch on their Frequent Shopper’s Card. Read More»

Flat Creek, Newnan churches join for special performance

Flat Creek Baptist Church between Fayetteville and Peachtree City, and First Baptist Church of Newnan in downtown Newnan, will join forces for a special two-day Freedom Celebration, a musical salute to the Armed Forces, with performances set for June 29 at Flat Creek and June 30 in Newnan. Both services will be at 7 p.m.

Dr. Jimmy Pastor will be the guest preacher at Flat Creek and Dr. Jerry Cross will be the guest preacher at Newnan. Read More»

All Saints Anglican’s annual free music camp coming up

All Saints Anglican Church in Peachtree City will conduct its seventh annual free children’s Music Camp July 7 - 11. The program is for children ages 5 through 11.

The camp is scheduled from 9 a.m. until noon each day at the church, 225 S. Peachtree Parkway. Parents and friends will be invited to the “grand finale” and graduation presentation at noon on July 11 when the children will demonstrate what they have learned. Read More»

Christ Our Shepherd will offer Lutheroad Day Camp in July

Christ Our Shepherd Lutheran Church in Peachtree City announces the 8th annual Lutheroad Day Camp, scheduled for July 21-25, at the church.

The hours will be: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.- noon. Eligible children are those entering grades 1-6 for the 2014-2015 school year.

Staff will be provided by Lutheran Outdoor Ministries of North Carolina.

The cost is $165 per child. Registration is open and available at Read More»

Register online for FFUMC’s WoW Vacation Bible School

Fayetteville First UMC invites the community to Workshop of Wonders, this year’s VBS, from 9 a.m to 12:15 p.m. from June 23 to 27.

Children ages three (as of Jan. 1, 2014) through fifth grade are eligible to attend.

“In Workshop of Wonders,” a spokesperson explained, “children will learn what it is to build and imagine with God.”

Activities include lessons, music, recreation, local and global missions, and art.

Preregistration is requested. The cost is $10 per child and includes music CD and t-shirt. Registration forms are available online at Read More»

Health screenings and more offered at Back to School Bash

Amazing Grace Community resource Center will offer a Community Live Celebration/Back to School Bash on July 5 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the center, 949 Pointe South Parkway in Jonesboro. Read More»

Religion Briefs 06/18/14

Join exercise class at FFUMC
The next session of Move 4 Life at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church will begin July 7. The morning class will meet Monday and Wednesday and the afternoon class will meet Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, contact Joyce Mucha,

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Coweta plans Sacred Harp Singing Convention, classes

Newnan’s historic courthouse in downtown Newnan will be the site of a Sacred Harp Singing Convention next month when the Coweta Visitors Center hosts the event from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Sunday, July 20, with dinner on the grounds at noon.

As a prelude and introduction to the art form, classes on sacred harp singing are planned at the center this month. Read More»

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